A bike built to honor a car is one things we just don't get to see too often. However, it looks like when customizers are thinking about such a machine, the end result is glorious. And Custom Wolf's Aston Martin tribute Hommage motorcycle is a truly glorious beast.
In case the shape of the Hommage seems familiar, it may be because of the huge, raked-out Thunderbike fork perfectly complemented by the Wolf custom tank. Some might say the Hommage reminds of the Walz bikes and be right: roadster-ish beauty has some classic shapes, indeed. READ ON
The brief was, start with a stock 2000-2003 Harley-Davidson Sportster and design a one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle.
The Local Motors/DP Custom Cycles competition doesn't have much relevancy to New Zealand but we like the winning designs and thought we would share them.
Over 200 entries were received via the online competition from 10 different countries, with the winning concept by Andre Costa of Portugal, to be built by DP Custom Cycles. READ ON
Japan's Bike-O ("bike king") has teamed up with criminal gang from classic anime/manga Lupin III to promote their motorcycles. In addition to a commercial campaign, a prize lottery features the thieves Lupin and Fujiko, gunman Jigen, samurai Goemon and police officer Zenigata on prepaid QUO cards, with a grand prize life-size black clad Fujiko on a pink refurnished 2008 Harley-Davidson FLHT. READ ON AND WATCH THE VIDEOS
When he's not racing custom-built motorcycles, Roland Sands is designing them. The founder and president of Los Alamitos, Calif.-based Roland Sands Design sits down with Behind the Brand host Bryan Elliott to talk about his journey from professional racer to entrepreneur. With clients like Harley-Davidson and Yamaha and an ever-growing portfolio of products -- from T-shirts and leather jackets to motorcycle parts -- it's been a steep learning curve. READ ON